Mexico joins countries as far away as Lebanon and India with its female-only pink taxis that provide smoother and safer transport for female commuters, as more women join the workforce.
12/24/2009 01:03 pm
Israel and Hamas are reportedly close to a prisoner swap deal that would bring home captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, thanks in no small part to his soft-spoken family's efforts to mobilize public pressure for his release.
12/24/2009 10:29 am
Six children and one wife of Osama Bin Laden have reportedly been living in Iran since fleeing Afghanistan shortly before 9/11. His 17-year-old daughter recently escaped to the embassy of Saudi Arabia, Iran's traditional rival.
12/23/2009 03:11 pm
Bruno Kettels – or 'Mr. Bolivia' – edged out the competition in the two-week-long 'Mr. International 2009' contest in Taiwan this weekend, extending Latin America's beauty pageant dominance across both genders.
12/21/2009 05:01 pm
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Syria and Iran have signed a new military cooperation agreement in the face of increased international pressure for Iran nuclear sanctions. Congress is considering two bills this week.
12/15/2009 10:06 am
The Obama Nobel Peace Prize is seen as inappropriate by many Arabs, who are angry about the surge of US troops into Afghanistan and a stagnant Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
12/10/2009 12:00 am
Israel and Lebanon have more pressing concerns than war with each other, but bickering could escalate to incite war if the US and Europe don't help.
12/04/2009 12:00 am
The lives of a dozen Arab Americans tell the story of an often strained relationship.
12/02/2009 12:00 am
In the wake of its disputed election, Iran faces diminished support from some friends and hardening opposition among foes.
11/30/2009 12:00 am